From fire to fire ants, and predators to vandals, the dunes on Siesta Key beach have been a hazard to the threatened species.
Today's Stories: Chapel will vote on fate of cell tower lease; IRISS opens global headquarters; Roads closed for Siesta Fiesta; Waxing poetic: Cedric Hameed
A stretch of Ocean Boulevard to Beach Road will be closed Saturday, April 13, through Sunday, April 14.
Today's Stories: Twelve former Sarasota mayors endorse Susan Chapman; Cuban defector Edward Gonzalez joins Sarasota Ballet; Colony workshop scheduled at Town Hall; Sarasota County Commission approves more Grand Prix funding
Today's Stories: Sarasota County Commission tackles tourist taxes; Aging Bird Key water main to be replaced next year; Village streets repavement planned this year; Westcoast Black Theater Troupe buys permanent home
Today's Stories: Manatee Schools to create new positions, eliminate assistant superintendents; Vandalism reported at Colony; Hymn for Her turn up the heat with new album; Weekend Best Bets
Today's Stories: Homeless man arrested for murder; Semitruck overturns into river in East County; City plans Lido renourishment; Gullett students help plant garden at White House